Entity: Department of Energy

Behind the Scenes: How American Oversight Forced the Release of State Department Ukraine Records

November 27, 2019
Since the State Department’s release of records last Friday — including emails showing contacts between Giuliani and Pompeo in March 2019 — there have been a number of questions about how we made it happen.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Records Relating to Meetings Between Secretary Perry and Ukrainian Energy Interests

November 22, 2019
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Energy seeking records relating to Secretary Perry’s meetings with members of the Ukrainian energy sector.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Records Relating to Secretary Perry’s List of Trusted People Given to President Zelensky

November 22, 2019
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Energy seeking materials passed between Secretary Perry and Ukrainian President Zelensky as referenced in David Holmes’s testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sondland’s Testimony Highlights State Department Obstruction

November 20, 2019
"Everyone was in the loop" — and now the public is, too.

DOE Recusal Statement from Secretary Perry

November 18, 2019
Department of Energy Recusal Statement for Secretary Rick Perry. The statement lists companies for which Perry sat on the board, did consulting work, had investments, or to which he had given paid speeches.

News Roundup: Impeachment Inquiry Goes Public

November 15, 2019
The latest on the impeachment inquiry, plus more on our investigations into Pompeo's political ambitions and threats to voting rights at the state level.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications with Roy Bailey

November 15, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Energy seeking communications between senior agency leadership and Roy Bailey, a business partner of Rudy Giuliani.

NRR from DOE for Select Appointees’ Communications Involving Amanda Gunasekara or Any Representative of the Energy 45 Fund

November 13, 2019
The Department of Energy stated it had no records in response to American Oversight's request for select appointees' communications involving Amanda Gunasekara, or any representative of the Energy 45 Fund.

News Roundup: Ukraine-Related Documents, Hurdles for Asylum-Seekers, and Chad Wolf’s Involvement in Family Separation

November 8, 2019
The latest on impeachment and on our investigations into the administration's immigration policies.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOE — Perry and Brouillette’s Ukraine Records and Communications

November 8, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Energy for Secretary Rick Perry’s communications with high-level Ukraine officials; with outside groups associated with U.S. energy interests in Ukraine; and with particular associates of President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani. American Oversight is also seeking the release of records regarding the U.S. delegation, led by Perry, to Ukrainian President Zelensky’s inauguration, including the records of former Chief of Staff Brian McCormack.